Colleges Near Oakland

Colleges and universities near me in the Oakland, California area

There are 8 colleges in Oakland and 50 colleges within 50 miles enrolling a total of 428,001 students.

Located in California with a population of 390,724, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Oakland. Driving time to these schools from Oakland should be less than 1 hours. The top rated college in the area is Stanford University in Stanford. The largest college in the area is University of California Berkeley enrolling 42,501 students.

This directory is inclusive of nearby two and four year schools, both public and private. If you are looking for more affordable higher education options or not ready for a full four-year program, consider local community colleges near Oakland.

50 results found

Patten University
P
Oakland, California
 
Patten University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 874enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

1 miles from Oakland

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College of Alameda
A
Alameda, CA
 
College of Alameda

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 6,389enrollment
  • $9,660net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

3 miles from Oakland

Holy Names University
H
Oakland, CA
Holy Names University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 960enrollment
  • $21,890net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 710-870SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA

3 miles from Oakland

Laney College
L
Oakland, CA
 
Laney College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 10,404enrollment
  • $7,813net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

3 miles from Oakland

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Mills College
M
Oakland, CA
Mills College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#17 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 1,257enrollment
  • $26,086net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1240SAT range
  • 21-29ACT range
  • 3.64Avg GPA

2 miles from Oakland

Lincoln University
L
Oakland, CA
 
Lincoln University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 573enrollment
  • $15,462net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

3 miles from Oakland

Merritt College
M
Oakland, CA
 
Merritt College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 7,453enrollment
  • $6,540net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

3 miles from Oakland

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SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary
S
Oakland, CA
 
SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 636enrollment
  • $22,304net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

4 miles from Oakland

California College of the Arts
C
Oakland, CA
California College of the Arts

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,805enrollment
  • $39,075net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA

5 miles from Oakland

University of California Berkeley
C
Berkeley, CA
University of California Berkeley

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities in America

  • 42,501enrollment
  • $18,178net price
  • 15%acceptance rate
  • 1320-1530SAT range
  • 31-35ACT range
  • 3.86Avg GPA

7 miles from Oakland

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Saint Marys College of California
S
Moraga, CA
Saint Marys College of California

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#18 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 3,881enrollment
  • $33,414net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1250SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA

8 miles from Oakland

Berkeley City College
B
Berkeley, CA
Berkeley City College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 6,053enrollment
  • $10,532net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

7 miles from Oakland

Expression College for Digital Arts
E
Emeryville, CA
 
Expression College for Digital Arts

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 603enrollment
  • $26,353net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

7 miles from Oakland

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American Conservatory Theater
A
San Francisco, CA
 
American Conservatory Theater

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 46enrollment
  • $25,112net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

10 miles from Oakland

Chabot College
C
Hayward, CA
Chabot College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 13,833enrollment
  • $7,260net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

11 miles from Oakland

FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising San Francisco
F
San Francisco, CA
 
FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising San Francisco

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 218enrollment
  • $36,135net price
  • 46%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

10 miles from Oakland

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San Francisco Art Institute
S
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco Art Institute

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 381enrollment
  • $52,451net price
  • 95%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.09Avg GPA

11 miles from Oakland

San Francisco Conservatory of Music
S
San Francisco, CA
 
San Francisco Conservatory of Music

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 398enrollment
  • $37,873net price
  • 45%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

11 miles from Oakland

FAQ's

The closest community college is College of Alameda and is 3.1 miles from Oakland. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at College of Alameda are $1,254 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

College of Alameda has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met.